Clinical Research Coordinator Position, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
The OCD and Related Disorders Program (www.mghocd.org) at Massachusetts General Hospital is looking for qualified college graduates with a background in research and psychology to fill openings for Clinical Research Coordinators.
The Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) will support and/or conduct the full range of clinical and basic neuroimaging research activities within the program. This will include assistance of all administrative and managerial tasks involved with the conduct of human subjects research, running subject testing sessions, and data entry and analysis. The CRC would be responsible for monitoring of pace and progress of the study. Serve as a main contact for study participants. Ensure that all components of the participants' assessments and surveys are properly completed, tracked in the computer database, and filed correctly. Correspond with the Internal Review Board (IRB) for any protocol amendments and yearly reports as needed. Correspond with various external regulatory bodies such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for yearly non-competing renewal for budget and protocol purposes.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collects & organizes patient data
Maintains records and databases
Uses software programs to generate graphs and reports
Assists with recruiting patients for clinical trials
Obtains patient study data from medical records, physicians, etc.
Conducts library searches
Verifies accuracy of study forms
Updates study forms per protocol
Documents patient visits and procedures
Assists with regulatory binders and QA/QC procedures
Assists with interviewing study subjects
Administers and scores questionnaires
Provides basic explanation of study and in some cases obtains informed consent from subjects
Performs study procedures, which may include phlebotomy.
Assists with study regulatory submissions
Writes consent forms
Verifies subject inclusion/exclusion criteria
Performs administrative support duties as required
Careful attention to details
Good organizational skills
Ability to follow directions
Good communication skills
Working knowledge of clinical research protocols
Ability to demonstrate respect and professionalism for subjects’ rights and individual needs
Applicants should provide a CV, cover letter, and have references available. Please list your GPA (cumulative and major’s GPA) and relevant coursework on your resume/CV.